Over two days in 1944, American aircraft sunk around 40 Japanese ships and destroyed hundreds of warplanes. The Germans believed that the knockout blow would come from their submarines. With the guidance of a man known as the Moses of America, they expect to survive these world-shattering events. March 1945 - The Allies have reached the River Rhine, which Hitler is counting on to stall their advance. We detail the Lancaster's capabilities and its exceptional service record, which included taking part in precision raids against the launch sites of Hitler's 'V' weapons.
The actor said that in his youth he saw something in the sky. Code-breaking revelations and newly released government papers on both sides of the Atlantic have added a very insightful new dimension to the understanding of this, the world's greatest ever conflict. And yet, in so many ways, Edison transformed daily life for millions of people and in the process turned himself into the most famous American in the world. This is seen in Germany's return to the Ardennes forest, their ability to win the Battle of the Bulge depending on the element of surprise, instead stretching them beyond their capacity to sustain a longer fight. Did he divert troops needed at other fronts to support his ally, or did he let Mussolini fall? Does this most famous of all relics actually exist? Beautifully filmed from the air, this program tells the story of the monarchy through the places that bore witness to murder, romance, politics, execution and celebration. We also see The American C47 workhorse goes head to head with the German forces as it drops para regiments including the famous 'Filthy 13' in the Normandy Landings. It ends with the Allies fighting their way up Italy and Germany in retreat.
They provide a unique window into the past, giving us valuable insights into life. In the humiliating aftermath of Dunkirk, Churchill ordered a force of commandos capable of taking the fight to Hitler's door. Forged in the fire of world-changing historic events, it is bursting with undiscovered history and home to a vibrant community rooted in a unique way of life. Ireland's Clonycavan Man and Oldcroghan Man and England's Lindow Man. Hitler chose to support him - a decision that would spell disaster for both of them. Friend, confidante and companion, Thompson was, for many years, the only person Churchill could turn to for a normal conversation. Field Marshal Montgomery plans a giant operation to cross the river in the north, but luck hands the Americans an intact bridge over the Rhine at Remagen.
In 1950, three Danish farmers came across a grizzly find - a body, buried in a peat bog. Local legend has it that King Harold built a hunting lodge there the year before he lost the Battle of Hastings. We tell the stories of the few who have gone to Syria and Iraq, and uncover the reasons behind - and the tragic consequences - of their radicalisation. But like so much of what has shaped our civilization, Christianity also comes from the Orient. During the American Civil War the nature of conflict changed fundamentally.
This program shows how technology transformed naval warfare and tells the stories of the greatest battles, escapes and disasters. With the very latest satellite delivered terrain mapping and state-of-the-art graphics, this story can now be told with the very latest access to information which was not previously available. The enthusiastic team of presenter Neil Oliver and six New Zealand experts in marine biology, history and social history explore the panoramic beauty of the coastline while investigating the formation and evolution of the nation: its history, its people, and its culture. All Rockefeller wanted was a simple house where he could retire with his wife Cettie. It transpires that many Bog Bodies were not unfortunate victims of crime, nor even despised criminals. With the very latest satellite delivered terrain mapping and state-of-the-art graphics, this story can now be told with the very latest access to information which was not previously available.
If they could only cut American supply lines to Britain across the Atlantic, then the Allied effort would collapse. With the very latest satellite-delivered terrain mapping and state-of-the-art graphics, this story can now be told with the very latest access to information which was not previously available. From the gentle downs of Somerset via the breathtaking countryside and engineering of the Welsh Llangollen, to the dramatic splendour of the spectacular coast to coast Caledonian Canal in the north of Scotland. Britain's Sir Arthur 'Bomber' Harris thought the answer might lie in 'strategic bombing'. Air Force to spearhead this clandestine operation Project Blue Book that researched thousands of cases, over 700 of which remain unsolved to this day. History takes a look at the cases that the U.
Then came Operation Hailstone, a massive airstrike that changed the course of the Pacific War. This, he argued, would cripple the Nazis' ability to wage a war and the ordinary people would soon lose the will to fight. The two sides meet in the Forest of Tribola for a fateful clash. Britain's canal network is a true national treasure. Neil Oliver visits living Moriori artefacts and Michael Stevens hears about the day the Germans infiltrated the islands' waters during World War Two.
Each one is said to have healing, even miraculous powers, and is believed by its followers to be the true Holy Grail. A photographer by nature, Jackie Kennedy is a pioneer of image as a tool for power and influence. And they are forcing archaeologists to re-think their understanding of the beginnings of human civilization. It had tapered holes in the middle of each side and the corner edges were glowing a light purple Everyone I told thought I was crazy but thanks to unidentified , I now have confirmation. Explore the world of covert assignments, airborne operations and lifesaving missions.
Code breaking revelations, and newly released government papers on both sides of the Atlantic have added a very insightful new dimension to the understanding of this the world's greatest ever conflict. Through each step of this odyssey, we reveal the simple but powerful ideas at the heart of relativity, illuminating the theory - and Einstein's brilliance - as never before. Its connection to the land was developed over thousands of years, which meant that it was able to adapt and transform when faced with threats and disruption. Together they conquer the world, even as their private marriage is rocked by infidelity, heart-break, and power plays. The survivors recall the five days they spent floating alone in the Pacific Ocean, their miraculous rescue, and how they fought together to clear their captain's name. For centuries, an extraordinary war has raged across the world's oceans - above and below the waves. It was the North who exploited the railroads the better - through geniuses such as Herman Haupt, who developed techniques of swift railroad construction - and destruction.
From Ireland to Russia, hundreds of Bog Bodies have been discovered in these soggy environments on the margins of civilisation. And the Battle of Midway, where Japan's loss of skilled officers marked the beginning of their slow march to surrender. Did Hitler really die in 1945? As the fighting ends, we hear the emotional stories of those lucky enough to return home. The last crew and their families share gripping stories of kamikaze attacks, invasions, a secret mission, and ultimately a devastating torpedo attack that killed three fourths of the crew. But that is not enough; the faith community of Christians is breaking up as well. For the final episode of the 2008 series, the team heads to the village of Portskewett in South Wales to investigate a field which is intriguingly named Harold's Field. A strange structure built on a river.